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Truss Strength

Students are introduced to the design of Old Faithful Lodge at Yellowstone Park including its use of trusses. They work in groups and use straws and modeling clay to design and test a variety of building supports.

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Resource Details

6th - 8th
Visual & Performing Arts
3 more...
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
1 day
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Usage Permissions
Fine Print